Ashleigh Barty

Australian Summer Of Tennis Calendar Set For 2024

Tennis Australia Press Release, September 15, 2023 The world’s best players will compete across the country throughout January in Australia’s biggest-ever summer of tennis.  Sydney, Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide, Hobart and Canberra will all host major events as players prepare for the 112th edition of the Australian Open.  The […]

Barty Leaves At The Top Of Her Game, No Regrets

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) A day after Ashleigh Barty made the stunning announcement of her retirement from pro tennis at age 25, she acknowledged that she’s been overwhelmed by the amount of support and love she’s received […]

Ashleigh Barty Retires From Pro Tennis At 25

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Ashleigh Barty, the WTA’s World No. 1 player and reigning Australian Open champion, announced her retirement from pro tennis Wednesday. Just 25, Barty shared her stunning decision to retire in an interview with […]

Barty Gave Australian Open The Homegrown Champion It Craved

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, January 30, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Ashleigh Barty gave the Australian Open the champion it had been craving – a homegrown one – who is now a Grand Slam champion on clay, grass and hard court. It took 44 […]

Let The Barty Party Begin! Barty Wins Australian Open

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, January 29, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Australia has an Australian Open singles champion once again. Their 44-year drought is finally over. Let the Barty Party begin! Saturday evening in Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena, top-seeded Ashleigh Barty defeated No. 27 […]

With No Djokovic Resolution, Australian Open Draw Goes On

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, January 13, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) The start of the 2022 Australian Open has been anything but the “Happy Slam,” as the year’s first major is often called. Instead, it’s been more like the “Limbo Slam,” with everyone’s attention focused on […]